Pfizer recalls anti-smoking drug Chantix for potential risk of cancer

News 07/22/21, 00:08

Pfizer, the influential pharmaceutical corporation, is recalling 12 batches of Chantix, a popular anti-smoking medication, after detecting excessive levels of a chemical linked to cancer. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 19 released a statement to inform that Pfizer has widened the voluntary recall of Chantix, or varenicline, to ...

The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

News 11/09/18, 03:21

It is thought about two in three smokers want to kick their deadly habit, and with good reason – the same proportion of them are believed to die prematurely because of smoking. Around the world, the habit kills more than 6m people a year. Yet quitting is notoriously difficult. Smoking tobacco is an addictive habit that the UK ...

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